Category: novels in translation

Translation Week: Dinner by César Aira, translated by Katherine Silver #NovNov

I’m kicking off Translation week for Novellas in November with a bold and frankly quite odd book from Argentine author César Aira. Aira’s work has been compared to Jorge Luis Borges and Roberto Bolaño, and his work is characterised by playful juxtapositions and unexpected tangents that defy any standard idea of plot.  Aira has described…

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